BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese officials targeted in the investigation of the massive blast that tore through Beirut sought to shift blame for the presence of explosives at the city’s port, and the visiting French president warned Thursday that without serious…
By Bassem Mroue, Zeina Karam, Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press
International help began to arrive as Lebanon's leaders struggled with the widespread damage and shocking aftermath of Tuesday's blast.
By Jane Ferguson, Layla Quran
Lebanon’s capital city is suffering the aftermath of a cataclysmic explosion that killed at least 135 people and injured 5,000. On Tuesday, a fire started at Beirut’s port -- followed by a detonation so powerful it sent a shockwave through…
By Lolita C. Baldor, Deb Reichmann, Associated Press
U.S. officials say there is no indication that a massive explosion in Lebanon that killed at least 100 people was an attack. That contradicts President Donald Trump who said American generals told him it was likely caused by a bomb.
By Isabella Isaacs-Thomas
Here are some ways you can help support the victims of Tuesday's massive explosions in Beirut, Lebanon.
By Sarah El Deeb, Bassem Mroue, Associated Press
Residents of Beirut — stunned, sleepless and stoic — emerged from the aftermath of a catastrophic explosion searching for missing relatives, bandaging their wounds and retrieving what’s left of their homes.
By Bassem Mroue, Associated Press
Lebanese Red Cross official Georges Kettaneh said there were dead and wounded, but did not have an exact figure, just saying there were hundreds of casualties.
By Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press
Dozens of anti-government protesters gathered in Lebanon’s rainy capital on Sunday, as security forces braced for more rioting after a night of violence left hundreds wounded. Security forces, including Lebanese military, were heavily deployed across downtown Beirut after the worst…
By Jane Ferguson
Members of Hezbollah and their supporters gathered on Sunday in Beirut, Lebanon, to mourn the death of Iran's top military leader, General Qassem Soleimani, who was killed by a U.S. military airstrike on Friday in Iraq. NewsHour Weekend Special correspondent…
In Iraq and Lebanon, different events sparked current mass demonstrations, but protesters in both countries believe their governments are broken. Journalist Pesha Magid, reporting from Baghdad, and special correspondent Jane Ferguson, in Beirut, join Nick Schifrin to discuss economic and…
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